La Longere, Luxury b&b
Travel Blogs from Languidic
August 3rdMade an early start from the Ile de Glenans 8.15am as the seas were flat and little wind unfortunately not enough wind to sail so motoring again not what we enjoy but we need to move south as quickly as possible. Breakfast on the move, toast with homemade bread, jam and marmalade and a cuppa sun out lovely start to the day. David put the line over to see if he could catch our tea...... No luckWe were finally able to get the main sail up about 1.15pm but still ...
... around F5-6 straight on the nose. After a short passage we anchored and stuck the weather out. We've been fortunate all along so one or two days of bad weather is not worth complaining about.
The following day we went up the river d'Auray picked up a mooring and then proceeded by dinghy to Auray. Such a lovely little town. Being a Sunday there was nothing open except restaurants but that didn't matter.
Last Wednesday M. and I set off on our annual journey by car, to our apartment in Spain, via Irish Ferries and a picturesque route through France. It nearly didn't happen this time... Because while doing some last minute shopping on Saturday, I fell heavily on the pavement in the town centre. At the time I was more embarrassed by the public spectacle than anything else, and then about some bruising to my hand. However, the main damage only became apparent ...
... instantly of diners! They take lunchtime seriously.
We then walked to the city walls and admired the gardens below, and continued on in search of the port. Which turned out to be a narrow marina in a hot open square between tall terraces. Too hot - time to move on. We returned back into the walled part of town - a large preserved section of half timbered buildings, all tourist shops and restaurants and very busy, and ...
... Elven Towers" sounded lovely, so we agreed to stop there on the way, to make a full day of it.
And off we set, a long drive with the usual muddles despite Amalie (GPS) and a map. There was roadworks resulting in a deviation miles off course into the corn and wheat fields. But we duly arrived at Elven at 10.30am, opening time. The fortress was down a drive through dense green forest, and we went through the big gate where a man took our money, ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking